Mike Johnson Vows Court Battle Over Biden Interview Audio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Mike Johnson said Friday that the House will move in court to enforce the subpoena against Attorney General Merrick Garland for access to President Joe Biden’s special counsel audio interview, hours after the Justice Department refused to prosecute Republicans’ contempt of Congress charge. “It is sadly predictable that the Biden Administration’s … Read more

Speaker Mike Johnson backs bill to allow presidents to push state cases to federal court

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) is endorsing a bill that would allow presidents to move any state-level prosecutions or civil suits in which they are named to federal court, potentially clearing the way for their dismissal or pardon.  The legislation from Rep. Russell Fry (R-S.C.) would allow both sitting and former presidents and vice presidents to … Read more

House Speaker says Trump is right on trade, border, at least in theory

House Speaker Mike Johnson showed up at court in Manhattan to support Donald Trump during the case that led to the former president’s conviction — a decision that he said he alone made one night at 10:15 p.m. during a fundraising trip to New York — but he stopped short of committing to some of … Read more

Days Left Before Lapse Of Nuclear Testing Victims Program

Barring last-minute action by Congress, a program that for more than 30 years has paid survivors of Cold War-era U.S nuclear weapons testing for radiation-related illnesses, which advocates had hoped to expand, will lapse soon. Lawmakers arrived at the Capitol early Monday evening and are set to leave by Wednesday afternoon in an even shorter-than-usual … Read more

Trump Allies React To Guilty Verdict With Anger And Outrage

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s allies rushed to his defense Thursday following the announcement of a guilty verdict in his criminal trial, blasting the entire process as a political sham. “This was a purely political exercise, not a legal one,” House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) posted online only moments after the jury made its decision public. … Read more

SCOTUS Urged By Mike Johnson To Intervene In Trump Fraud Case

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Mike Johnson Says Netanyahu Will Soon Address Joint Session Of Congress

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) said Thursday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will soon address a joint session of Congress amid the country’s ongoing war with Hamas. “Tonight, I’m happy to announce something else to you: We will soon be hosting Prime Minister Netanyahu at the Capitol for a joint session of Congress,” Johnson said … Read more

Mike Johnson Dodges Question On Trump Alleged Adultery Cover-Up

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How Republicans Undercut Their Own Pro-Police Message

As Americans head to the polls in 2024, the very future of our country is at stake. At HuffPost, we believe that a free press is critical to creating well-informed voters. That’s why our journalism is free for everyone, even though other newsrooms retreat behind expensive paywalls. Our journalists will continue to cover the twists … Read more

Speaker Mike Johnson Joins Trump At His Criminal Hush Money Trial

As Americans head to the polls in 2024, the very future of our country is at stake. At HuffPost, we believe that a free press is critical to creating well-informed voters. That’s why our journalism is free for everyone, even though other newsrooms retreat behind expensive paywalls. Our journalists will continue to cover the twists … Read more